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Fun DIY Mother's Day Crafts

Lindsay Ruggieri from Custom Love Gifts shows us how to make a beautiful gift basket for mom.

Mary Pom's Picks: 11 Books to Ready this Winter

Mary Pom Claiborne from the Knox County Public Library shares her pics for some cold weather reading.

"Memphis Love of Music Contest"

"Memphis Love of Music Contest"

Enter now for your chance to show off your musical know-how and win 2 tickets to see Memphis, a roof-raising rock'n'roll musical, at the Tennessee Theater on December 16th.

For your chance to win, all you need to do is submit a 150 character or less essay on how music has impacted your life.

All entries must be received by December 1st.

The winner will receive 2 tickets to see Memphis at the Tennessee Theater.

Candle Making Workshop At Marble Springs State Historic Site

Candle Making Workshop At Marble Springs State Historic Site

Marble Springs State Historic Site will host their annual Candle Making Workshop Saturday, December 7, 2013.

This hands on workshop will teach visitors about lighting sources of the 18th and 19th-centuries.

Visitors will learn how to make beeswax candles by the open hearth. Reservations are required as space is limited. There will be two sessions available at 10:00am and 12:30pm.

Historic Homes of Knoxville Celebrate Statehood Day on May 25 and June 1

Historic Homes of Knoxville Celebrate Statehood Day on May 25 and June 1

 

June 1, 2013 marks the 217th anniversary of Tennessee’s admission as the 16th state in the union. East Tennessee’s most important cultural heritage sites are partnering to celebrate Statehood Day on Saturdays, May 25 and June 1. The sites include places of historical significance in the exciting journey from the creation of our country to the founding of our state. The Historic Homes of Knoxville include: James White’s Fort, Marble Springs, Ramsey House, Mabry-Hazen House, Blount Mansion and Crescent Bend. Each site will have individual ways of celebrating the birth of Tennessee. This is a free museum day to the public.

KMA partners up to bring art to at-risk Knoxville students

KMA partners up to bring art to at-risk Knoxville students

The SunTrust Foundation has partnered with the Knoxville Museum of Art by donating $10,000 to the museum to support its participation  in the Full Service Community Schools (FSCS) program at Green Magnet Math and Science Academy and Pond Gap Elementary School.

Spring 2013 Cooking Classes at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina

Spring 2013 Cooking Classes at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina

 

Knoxville’s very own gourmet food importing business is offering another set of cooking classes at their kitchen, La Cucina.  Featuring a wide range of cuisines and traditions, the classes always focus on efficient professional cooking techniques that will make any cook’s life easier – and more fun!